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MACON, MO – May 19, 2023 – The Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Johnson as President and Chief Executive Officer.

With substantial experience and success as a leader, Johnson assumed the leadership responsibilities of the company as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer in January.

“We are confident that Ryan, along with our dedicated Chariton Valley family, will continue to lead the company to a very bright future,” said Melissa D. Cole, Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation’s Board President.

“I truly appreciate the Board of Directors’ confidence. I am honored to have been selected for this position and look forward to serving the company, its employees, and the Board of Directors in this role,” said Ryan Johnson.

About Chariton Valley
Through its influential leadership, innovative advances, and 70 years of experience, Chariton Valley, Missouri’s premier communications provider, continues to enhance rural prosperity and living. Chariton Valley’s reliable network utilizes fiber facilities to expand connectivity to students, families, farmers, businesses, medical facilities, and rural communities every day.
Chariton Valley’s success is driven by a commitment to deliver an exceptional customer experience and continue proudly supporting the communities it serves. Learn more at

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Chariton Valley
Donna Bell
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